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"Don't be afraid to look at your faults." ~ Yoruba Proverb


Men’s faults do seldom to themselves appear. ~ William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece

The greatest of faults is to be conscious of none. ~ Thomas Carlyle

To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult. ~ Plutarch

Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more. ~ Mark Twain

You can bear anything if it isn't your own fault. ~ Katherine Fullerton Gerould

Until I accept my faults, I will most certainly doubt my virtues. ~ Hugh Prather

The fault finder will find faults even in paradise. ~ Henry David Thoreau

We all carry fault within. ~ Hannah Arendt

People count up the faults of those who keep them waiting. ~ French Proverb

Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults. ~ Antisthenes

We can often do more for other men by trying to correct our own faults than by trying to correct theirs. ~ François Fenelon

When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger. ~ Epictetus

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